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Hot Hits

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

A Motown Christmas

Signature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21
The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.

An Evening with Chris Thile

Strathmore
Tue. Nov 5
Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Oct. 29, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Art on Tap

The Art League
Fri. Nov 1
Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16
New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Amadeus

Folger Theatre
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22
Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Spotlights

DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletX

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26

Washington Performing Arts: Spektral Quartet

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonato

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9

Balancing Bodies

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

WNO: Otello

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 26 – Nov. 16
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